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Heliopsis helianthoides - False Sunflower, Ox-Eye Plants / Perennials

Heliopsis helianthoides - False Sunflower, Ox-Eye

False Sunflower, also called oxeye, has 2 to 3 inch golden yellow flowers that are beautiful when used in floral arrangements. The plant grows 2 to 6 feet tall in light shade to full sun. It grows best in average, well-drained, moist garden soil. This hardy perennial tolerates drought but increases more …

A Journey to Nine Islands Other / Books

A Journey to Nine Islands

Accompanied by charming and accessible text, the floral centerfolds of Journey to Nine Islands invite the reader to participate in the world of the Chicago Botanic Garden—one of the nation’s most visited public gardens and a preeminent center for learning and plant science. This remarkable volume …

Echinacea 'Fatal Atraction' - Coneflower Plants / Perennials

Echinacea 'Fatal Atraction' - Coneflower

Coneflower - Echinacea Fatal Atraction Origin: Hybrid origin. Large, deep purple-pink flowers on dark-red stems lure the eye to this richly colored variety with perky, non-drooping petals. Produces many flowers on strong stems. Requires full sun and well-drained fertile soil. Drought resistant. Dead-heading …

Designer Plant Combinations Other / Books

Designer Plant Combinations: 105 Stunning Gardens Using Six Plants or Fewer

105 Stunning Gardens Using Six Plants or Fewer | For every gardener who has hesitated over plant pairings or wondered if an array of favorite plants will work well together in the garden, Designer Plant Combinations inspires and delights with professionally designed combinations using just two to six …

Andropogon geradii - Big Bluestem Plants / Grass, Grasses

Big Bluestem - Andropogon geradii

Big Bluestem is a clump forming perennial grass. The lower stems are purplish or bluish color and the leaves are 1/2 inch wide and up to 20 inches long. The arrangement of the flowers in three dense elongate clusters is the reason for the common name of turkey-foot grass. It grows best in moist well …

Andropogon gerardii - Big Bluestem, Turkeyfoot Plants / Grass, Grasses

Andropogon gerardii - Big Bluestem, Turkeyfoot

Big Bluestem is a clump forming perennial grass. The lower stems are purplish or bluish color and the leaves are 1/2 inch wide and up to 20 inches long. The arrangement of the flowers in three dense elongate clusters is the reason for the common name of turkey-foot grass. It grows best in moist well …

Echinacea, Rudbeckia and summer grasses Plants / Other

Echinacea purpurea Magnus - purple coneflower (PPH)

‘Heat’ is a powerful sensory stimulus – look at how it is used in advertising everything from perfumes to cars. Heat equates to danger, excitement, sexual attraction. Plants can very much evoke a sense of heat too, with vivid colours setting the pulse racing. Rudbeckia and Echinacea are two prairie …